The expansion and popularity of the Internet, along with the addition of wireless data functionality to wireless networks, has also contributed greatly to the growth of the wireless industry. In fact, the anticipated consumer demand for high bandwidth wireless data is commonly seen as the driving force behind current network upgrades and expansions. The number and types of companies aggressively investing in wireless technologies illustrate the importance of wireless data.
The field of wireless radio communications is a young one, dating
back only 100 years or so. In many ways, wireless communications is still in
its stages of early development, its “primitive stage”. Thus, at this time, it can
be expected that new discoveries and advances in technology will change and,
perhaps, radically transform communication theory.
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